Inside The September 2013 Issue
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32 Jeremy Spencer
The show-stealing hammer of Five Finger Death Punch wants his band in every living room across America — even if it means working around the clock.
44 Marco Minnemann
His name is German for ridiculous. Not really, but the drum jock brings a surfeit of chops and a heap of passion to The Aristocrats.
57 Airto Moreira
The hybrid player practically invented samba jazz. Today this master of five-way independence (he sings, too!) rocks listeners in a whole new way.
Taku Hirano is all hands when it comes to shaping conga sound.
68 Budget Drum Mike Shootout
After comparing these affordable mike packs, we show you how to use them to spin pennies into sonic gold.
New columnist Chad Smith peppers basic rock beats into red-hot rhythms. Glen Sobel explores the potential of the six-stroke roll. Rich Redmond knows how to turn a phrase or two.
74 Boso Bamboo Sticks
29 Nikki Glaspie
From Beyoncé to Dumpstaphunk, this powerhouse funkstress rules.
- Notation Guide
- Single Strokes
- Time Capsule